Schools

2018 Crystal Apple teachers honored

GARDEN CITY – Garden City Public Schools teachers Sarah Drubinskiy, Violet Dubois, and Sarah Harris were honored by being named 2018 Crystal Apple Teachers of Finney County during a banquet Thursday night at the Clarion Inn in Garden City. Drubinskiy teaches at Charles O. Stones Intermediate Center, Dubois at Horace […]

Teachers awarded mini-grants

GARDEN CITY – The Garden City Public Schools Foundation Grant Squad visited schools on Tuesday, November 13, to award $200 mini-grants to help teachers enhance their classrooms. The awards were presented to teachers in a surprise celebration in their classrooms. The foundation received 44 grant applications from staff around the school […]

Garden City hosting teacher career fair

Garden City Public Schools is presenting a career fair this week for people interested in becoming teachers. The information night, scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, is geared toward those interested in pursuing a degree in education, whether it’s a traditional or non-traditional pathway. Whether you […]

School News: Ag Day, Turkey Trot, debate team tourney

Jennie Wilson Elementary to hold Ag Day Jennie Wilson Elementary School will hold an Ag Day from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2. The hands-on educational event will show students the essential role agriculture plays in the region. Students will participate in a number of activities related to agriculture. Local […]

Crystal Apple finalists named

Six teachers from Garden City Public Schools have been named finalists for this year’s Garden City Area Chamber of Commerce Crystal Apple Teacher Recognition Awards. Thirteen semi-finalists were announced last week. The 2018 finalists from the district are: A’Lana Bates Aronson, Horace J. Good Middle School; Sarah Drubinskiy, Charles O. […]

GCHS debate students compete well

The Garden City High School debate team has had a busy and successful month at a number of competitions during October. The team tied for second place in school competition at the Great Bend tournament on Oct. 6.  The following students placed in the tournament: Melanie Varela/Brooklyn Sperry had a […]

GCHS robotics team advances to regionals

The GCHS Robotics Team took first place in the marketing presentation at the KansasBEST hub competition Oct. 20 at Koch Arena on the Wichita State University campus. The team members include: Jose Garcia, Edel Serna, Brian Palacio, Jaelyn Grim, Eli Ulrich. The team also took second place with the robot builders’ […]

GCCC Endowment ‘Phonathon’ surpasses goal

GARDEN CITY — The Endowment Association at Garden City Community College raised a total of $67,907 in pledges during its annual two-week Phonathon from October 1 – 11, surpassing the goal of $50,000 by over $17,000. Jeremy Gigot, Endowment Association executive director, said in a media release that the association […]